Period
to 21 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 173 230
Rank change year-on-year +11 +57 +23
Permanent jobs citing Games 61 67 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.16% 1.18% 0.87%
As % of the General category 3.14% 3.05% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 57 64 60
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -21.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £55,875 £63,875
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,941 2,197 2,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 37.03% 38.76% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,570 1,691 2,226
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Surrey.

Salary trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Surrey

Games
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weybridge - 17 £45,000 - 7
Guildford -12 16 £50,000 +42.86% 5
Whyteleafe - 6 £47,500 -
Leatherhead - 5 £25,000 -
Farnham -25 2 £40,000 -
Woking +8 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Staines +8 1 £60,000 +14.29%
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £32,500 -
Godalming - 1 £80,000 -
Reigate - 1 £62,500 -
Camberley - 1 £30,000 - 1
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Games.

1 26 (42.62%) Python
2 25 (40.98%) Degree
3 22 (36.07%) C++
4 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (26.23%) C#
7 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
8 13 (21.31%) SQL
8 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
8 13 (21.31%) Android
9 12 (19.67%) Multithreading
9 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (19.67%) Mobile App
9 12 (19.67%) DevOps
9 12 (19.67%) .NET
9 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
9 12 (19.67%) Java
9 12 (19.67%) MVC
9 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
9 12 (19.67%) TDD
10 11 (18.03%) VMware
10 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
10 11 (18.03%) Google
10 11 (18.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
11 10 (16.39%) REST
11 10 (16.39%) Microservices
11 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) Apache Spark
1 4 (6.56%) Jupyter
2 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.28%) Maya
2 2 (3.28%) Mudbox
2 2 (3.28%) ZBrush
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.87%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.48%) Google Play
4 5 (8.20%) Amazon S3
4 5 (8.20%) Slack
5 4 (6.56%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (6.56%) GitHub
6 3 (4.92%) AdWords
7 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.64%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (1.64%) Dropbox
8 1 (1.64%) Google Drive
8 1 (1.64%) NuGet
8 1 (1.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) ATM
3 1 (1.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.92%) MySQL
5 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.28%) Redis
6 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
6 1 (1.64%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.64%) Power BI
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (13.11%) Bitbucket
3 8 (13.11%) JIRA
4 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.56%) Subversion
6 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.64%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.64%) Ant
7 1 (1.64%) Gradle
7 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Marketing
3 3 (4.92%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) Automotive
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.64%) Avionics
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Software Developer
3 12 (19.67%) .NET Developer
3 12 (19.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Digital Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Graduate
4 6 (9.84%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Graduate Software Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Junior
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Games Programmer
7 3 (4.92%) PPC Executive
7 3 (4.92%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) .NET
1 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
1 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (16.39%) REST
3 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 9 (14.75%) WCF
3 9 (14.75%) XML
4 8 (13.11%) Node.js
4 8 (13.11%) Web Services
5 7 (11.48%) CSS
5 7 (11.48%) HTML
6 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.84%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (9.84%) Ninject
6 6 (9.84%) Unreal Engine
7 5 (8.20%) Qt
8 4 (6.56%) Celery
8 4 (6.56%) Django
8 4 (6.56%) SOAP
8 4 (6.56%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Mobile App
2 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
3 9 (14.75%) Client/Server
4 8 (13.11%) Public Cloud
5 7 (11.48%) iPhone
6 6 (9.84%) Animation
7 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (8.20%) Device Driver
8 4 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (4.92%) Social Media
10 2 (3.28%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (3.28%) PlayStation
10 2 (3.28%) State Machine
10 2 (3.28%) User Experience
10 2 (3.28%) Xbox
11 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
11 1 (1.64%) Fintech
11 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Android
2 9 (14.75%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) Unix
4 5 (8.20%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.56%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.28%) CentOS
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) DevOps
2 12 (19.67%) Multithreading
2 12 (19.67%) MVC
2 12 (19.67%) TDD
3 11 (18.03%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (16.39%) Microservices
5 9 (14.75%) Domain-Driven Design
5 9 (14.75%) Web Application Development
6 8 (13.11%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (9.84%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (9.84%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (9.84%) Scrum
8 5 (8.20%) BDD
8 5 (8.20%) Machine Learning
8 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (6.56%) Presales
9 4 (6.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) Python
2 22 (36.07%) C++
3 16 (26.23%) C#
4 13 (21.31%) SQL
5 12 (19.67%) Java
6 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
7 8 (13.11%) Perl
7 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
8 7 (11.48%) Ruby
9 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
9 5 (8.20%) PHP
9 5 (8.20%) R
10 2 (3.28%) C
10 2 (3.28%) ES6
10 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.64%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 25 (40.98%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (13.11%) XenServer
2 5 (8.20%) Docker
3 2 (3.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) Google
2 11 (18.03%) VMware
3 8 (13.11%) Atlassian
3 8 (13.11%) Citrix
4 6 (9.84%) Sony
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe
5 1 (1.64%) Canon
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) NetApp
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Perforce